The history of the Twin Cities' best jazz club circa 1977-2013.

About the Artists' Quarter

The Artists' Quarter was a musician owned and operated jazz club, a Twin Cities institution that first opened in Minneapolis in 1977.

The second incarnation of the club was opened in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1995, initially located in the lower level of the McColl (now Brooks) Building adjacent to St. Paul's Galtier (now Cray) Plaza at 366 Jackson Street. It moved to the lower level of the Hamm Building at 7th Place and St. Peter in 2001.